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Oct 31, 2012 6:30pm PDT
. >> stick around. we will be right back. >> welcome back. it is deja vu all over again. florida and ohio are expected to be key swing states in determining the outcome of the u.s. presidential election. >> some are saying that romney must win florida to win the race. the southern state has a high percentage of latino voters as well as senior citizens, many of home are worried about their benefits. >> polls show the candidates are neck-and-neck. >> hold on tight. irene takes me on a fast pace tour of the retirement community in her golf cart. florida is home to many retirees, and a high proportion of them vote. i asked her if they are aware of their influence. >> well, you know, we have people in here 94, 93, 99. some of them are still pretty sharp, and then you have others who are not near that age that do not know what day of the week it is. >> most residents in the community have healthy finances and can afford to pay their rent and purchase a home here. that makes them more likely to lean republican. that is the case with irene, who has supported the republicans for over 60 years. but
PBS
Nov 5, 2012 6:30pm PST
, florida. in 2008, florida voted for obama. but he hasn't kept his promises, says romney. unemployment and the national debt are higher than ever before. >> one day away from the first day of a new beginning. my conviction of better days are ahead. it is not based on promises or rhetoric. it is based on solid plans and proven results and an unshakable faith in the american people. >> we made a promise. >> bruce springsteen threw his weight behind obama, accompanying the president on his final day of campaigning. if in wisconsin, obama reminded voters of his foreign policy achievements of the first term. >> because of the service and a sacrifice of our brave men and women in uniform, the war in iraq is over. the war in a afghanistan's coming to a close. al qaeda is on the path to defeat. osama bin laden is dead. we have made progress the last four years. >> both men traveling across the country. polls give obama a slight lead, but both candidates will be campaigning until the last minute. >> so, while barack obama and met ronnie are vying for the nation's top job, having a job at all re
PBS
Nov 5, 2012 7:00pm PST
an audience in florida that obama had failed to deliver on promises to reduce the economic burden on americans. >> tomorrow we begin a new tomorrow. tomorrow we begin a better tomorrow. this nation is going to begin to change for the better tomorrow. >> the latest poll from abc news and the washington post suggests 50% of likely voters will cast their ballots for obama. 47% for romney. polls indicate a close race in eight states. some suggest the candidates are running even. others give obama a narrow lead. >> the economy is what i think is number one. >> health care. >> new jobs. >> investors around the world are also closely following the u.s. election. >> a lot of focus on the u.s. election here in japan but investors are looking at the earnings reports coming out of japanese companies this week. let's start by taking a look at stocks here in tokyo. they are trading lower on tuesday morning as investors hold pack from active trading ahead of the presidential election. the nikkei is at 8,970 that's down about 37 points from monday's close. as i said many investors are keeping an eye on upcom
PBS
Nov 6, 2012 6:30pm PST
, meaning the result will be decided in a small number of so-called swing states by florida, ohio, virginia, and new hampshire, which was the first to vote on the stroke of midnight. >> voting began early in this part of new hampshire. the first ballot such traditionally cast here at midnight, and after the first 10 were tallied, it was a drop -- draw. >> for president -- this has never happened before -- we have a tie. five votes each. >> of voting in dick's bill has never been a gauge for the rest of the nation, but this year, polls show the race is a dead heat -- voting in dixville has never been engaged for the rest of the nation. >> after all the months of campaigning, after all the rallies, the millions of dollars of ads, it all comes down to you. it is out of my hands now. it is in yours. all of it depends on what you do. >> still, obama could not resist showing off for the campaign headquarters in his hometown of chicago where he rolled up his sleeves and work telephones to mobilize voters -- worked telephones to mobilize voters. state analysts say mitt romney must win ohio it has a
PBS
Nov 6, 2012 7:00pm PST
or some people call them the battleground states, virginia, florida, ohio, colorado, iowa, new hampshire, and wisconsin and you need to win votes from electoral votes from these swing states to get to that magic number of 270. the latest poll indicates that before we went into this election day 243 electoral votes secured by obama versus 206 secured by romney, so there are 89 toss-up electoral votes from seven states. we have to wait until either side reaches 270. >> that's why we saw the two men campaigning hard over the last few days to get those swing states. i am going to ask you to hold on awhile. we'll get back to you in a moment. now, president obama says his biggest mistake in his first term was how he communicated. he says he needed to tell americans a story that gave them a sense of unity, especially during tough times. >> america can change. our union can be perfected. >> many persons have grown tired of what their country had come to represent under george w. bush. obama promised change at home and abroad. he brought an end to the war in iraq. he said u.s. combat forces would
PBS
Nov 11, 2012 6:00pm PST
.c. >> in florida, where we think there was a voter suppression effort, the african-american vote went from 11% to 15%. >> mark? >> two point. not to tap dance on mitt romney's campaign, but what was the bold idea of the romney campaign that would survive his candidacy? barry goldwater energize the thousands of people. he gave his party and new direction. george mcgovern did that. but i just do not think there was. once you do not have a bold idea, the candidacy is in peril. >> governor romney survived several primaries, tough debates to get the nomination. there is a lot of second- guessing. i know, he wrote about it today. >> he introduced to the nation this idea of a more strict constitutional conservatism. however, i do not think they ought to go around complaining about choice of candidates. they threw away senate seats that were absolutely slam-dunk republican in indiana and missouri, and the last cycle they throw away a slam dunk republican seats in maryland, colorado, and nevada. so, the left and the right of the party and all of its wings made -- made mistakes in choosing candidates.
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Nov 13, 2012 6:30pm PST
,000 pages of e-mails between the top commander in afghanistan and this lady in florida, mrs. kelly, and you really do not know exactly what is in those e- mails, but according to the american media, they say that there is -- that those are inappropriate communication. just a couple of minutes ago, he said that there was no affair. nevertheless, there was a plan that general allan would become the new supreme -- the nato supreme allied commander in europe, and i think this is not going to happen -- that general allen would become the new nato supreme allied commander. >> water the implications of this for the obama administration -- what are the implications? >> i think it is very bad. the fbi investigation about petraeus and this affair that was going on for months, and the white house is saying they learned about this a couple of days ago, last wednesday. do you think the majority of american people believe that? i do not think so. obama will give tomorrow his first press conference after the election, and he would like to focus on the economy, but i think the majority of the journalists w
PBS
Nov 18, 2012 6:00pm PST
-mails to a woman in florida coup may also be going after general petraeus. she sends these also through a gmail account. shocked to think they got caught. this is doumb and dumber. >> colby, you have military and national security experience. your thoughts on this? >> war is hell and it has taken its toll on our top generals. nothing general petraeus has done detracts from his record. what happened is extremely confusing. the investigation done by the fbi, but they determined there was no question of loyalty, no national security compromise. they stop. there is another aspect of this thing, suitability for conduct. you can be a patriot, but if you are habitually to excess, that, a problem with the access to classified material. the justice department with all that i don't know why they did it. >> margaret? >> these things are done clandestinely until they are not. love is fleeting, gmamiil isn't. we are addicted to e-mail and we put things in it we don't want to be seen, but we hold the cia director to a higher standard. but i wonder with our military and political figures, to -- if it is in so
PBS
Nov 18, 2012 6:30pm PST
. >> if there was even a short-lived airline in florida, i read about, that offered five-star evacuation service in the events of hurricane. >> yea, after hurricane katrina a company in florida saw a market opportunity and they decided to offer a charter airline that would turn your hurricane into a luxury vacation. that was actually the slogan. they would let you know a hurricane was headed to your area. they would pick you up in a limousine and drive you to the airport and they would make you five-star hotel reservations at thestination of your choice. why does a hurricane have to be bad news, after all? >> this kind of privatization is what you wrote about in shock doctrine, that privatization of resources, mopolization of resources by the rich in times of crisis further divides us as a society. >> exactly. one of the things about deregulated capitalism is that it is a crisis-creation machine. you take away the rules and e serial crises, and there will be economic crises, booms and busts or there will be ecological crises. you're going to have both. you're just going have shock after shock af
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